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Human Services : Social Services

Caritas of Austin

Ending homelessness together.

three stars

87.44

611 Neches Street Austin, TX 78701
tel: (512) 479-4610   Web Site
EIN: 74-1909670

Board Leadership
Troy West
Board Chair

CEO
Jo Kathryn Quinn
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.44 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Caritas of Austin believes that when every person has a stable place to call home, they can realize their full potential and contribute to our community. We build wellbeing by making sure that people have a safe home, access to healthy groceries, jobs that provide a reliable living wage, and educational opportunities to learn life skills. All of us need a sturdy foundation and layers of support in our lives to thrive; that's what creates a strong community. Our innovative, personalized and proven approach to building wellbeing and ending homelessness creates a more vibrant Austin for everyone.

Caritas of Austin believes that when every person has a stable place to call home, they can realize their full potential and contribute to our community. We build wellbeing by making sure that people have a safe home, access to healthy groceries, jobs that provide a reliable living wage, and educational opportunities to learn life skills. All of us need a sturdy foundation and layers of support in our lives to thrive; that's what creates a strong community. Our innovative, personalized and proven approach to building wellbeing and ending homelessness creates a more vibrant Austin for everyone.

Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.27
  Program Expenses Growth -7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caritas of Austin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Caritas of Austin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caritas of Austin (TX) 87.44 three stars
Hastings Family Service (MN) 90.84 four stars
Community Assistance Center (GA) 91.45 four stars
Person-to-Person (CT) 90.61 four stars
American Friends of Yad Eliezer (NJ) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,249,505
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $337,235
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,154,981
Total Contributions $10,741,721
   Program Service Revenue $172,290
Total Primary Revenue $10,914,011
   Other Revenue $73,499
TOTAL REVENUE $10,987,510
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,203,943
   Administrative Expenses $558,127
   Fundraising Expenses $794,095
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,556,165
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $431,345
   
Net Assets $3,218,214

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Best Single Source Plus $3,784,963 41.1%
Supportive Housing $3,127,284 34.0%
Resettlement Services $685,698 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 87.44 three stars
2018-09 02/01/2020 84.09 three stars
2017-09 11/01/2018 87.34 three stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 93.73 four stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 93.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 93.51 four stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 90.64 four stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 94.51 four stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 95.28 four stars
2010-09 10/01/2011 93.92 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 86.55 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 90.84 four stars
2008-09 03/01/2010 91.45 four stars
2007-09 09/01/2009 91.29 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 74-1909670
Name in IRS Master File CARITAS OF AUSTIN
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,467 1.20% Jo Kathryn Quinn President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Caritas of Austin (TX) 87.44 three stars
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Irving Cares (TX) 90.48 four stars
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Beverly Bootstraps (MA) 89.90 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Caritas of Austin
611 Neches Street
Austin, TX 78701
tel: (512) 479-4610
fax: (512) 472-4164
EIN: 74-1909670

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1947
Austin, TX 78767

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Board Leadership

Troy West
Board Chair

CEO

Jo Kathryn Quinn
President, CEO

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